FCA to take insurers to court over Covid-19 claims, but there could be some...

The financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has been challenging insurers on whether they can wriggle out of business interruption insurance claims during the coronavirus pandemic....

The Consumer Lawyer launches new site with a new team

theconsumerlawyer.co.uk is the UK’s leading dedicated consumer law advice site, providing advice, guidance, and template letters on many subjects affecting consumers. We are commonly referred to as...
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Rental eviction ban extended to 23 August 2020

Renters in England and Wales who are at risk of eviction have been given a further two months security, after Government extended the rental eviction ban.The ban...

BT Sport to offer customers 50% credit for June 2020

We previously wrote about BT Sport providing its subscribers with a credit in relation to their April and May bills - https://theconsumerlawyer.blog/2020/03/30/covid-19-bt-sport-to-provide-subscribers-with-a-credit-will-others-follow/ BT Sport has now announced that it's...

RBS told to refund customers £2.2m after breaking the rules

Banks have an obligation (under Part 6 of the Retail Banking Market Investigation Order 2017)  to send text warnings to customers warning of fees that will be...
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Survey shows people are uncertain about their employment rights

A survey conducted by The Consumer Lawyer team has revealed that 8 out of 10 people are uncertain about their employment rights now that the lockdown is...
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Primary schools across England have re-opened today

Primary school pupils across England have started to return to school today - but the Mirror has reported that half of parents might keep their children at...

Government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme to be extended

The Government has announced that its Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will be extended and will pay out another single grant covering three months The bad news...

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